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Reporter : Kang Hyun-kyung
Sat, September 23, 2023 | 06:01
Church group leader's eulogy at Roh's funeral backfires
Rev. Lee Hong-jeong, general secretary of the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK), apologized on Thursday to the victims killed during the May 18 Uprising and their families for his participation and remarks during the state funeral of the late former President Roh Tae-woo.
'Pandemic can't stop us': SIWA bazaar goes online
The small table featuring iconic Ghanaian cultural items was set up there as a reminder to participants of the 59th SIWA and Diplomatic Community online bazaar opening ceremony that the charity event is just around the corner, so be prepared.
Netflix noir series 'My Name' reminiscent of 2013 film 'New World'
“Two lives. Two names. That's why he looked like he was on the edge of a cliff.” Actress Han So-hee plays a revenge-driven woman named Jiwoo in the hit Netflix series, “My Name.” She is hell-bent on chasing down the person who murdered her father, an undercover cop who infiltrated a criminal organization responsible for selling and distributing 90 percent of the crystal metha...
Smart city alliance leader vows to help tech startups find overseas opportunities
TV show host and hallyu expert Park Jung-sook has returned to the public eye, this time with a new title, as the leader of a Seoul-based international association of cities and local governments seeking smart city solutions in public administration.
Cancer slows down surgeon's dream to build eco-village on Jeju
Jeju Island__ Hong Seung-jig's clinic is located on his scenic farmland seemingly in the middle of nowhere in Jeju's lush green western town of Aewol-eup. The surgeon, 64, created the farmland from scratch through his hard work since he arrived on Jeju three decades ago after being accepted as a surgeon in a local hospital.
Namkoong Min's fascinating makeover as elite spy agent
Drama fans these days are faced with a tough choice on Friday and Saturday nights, as two TV channels simultaneously broadcast two hit TV series - SBS's romantic comedy, “One The Woman,” and MBC's spy action series, “The Veil.”
A China strategy
Back in 2011, when China emerged as the world's second-largest economy, replacing Japan, there was a debate among some journalists about the forthcoming U.S.-China rivalry and its possible impact on South Korea.
Talent shows become cash cow for news channel
TV Chosun has hit another jackpot with its latest K-pop audition show. In its first episode, which aired on Thursday, the cable television channel's audition show, tentatively translated into English as, “Korea's Next K-Pop Star,” hit 16.1 percent in viewership, the highest among recent nighttime TV shows.
Ode to strong Korean mothers
Jung Young-shin's latest photo book, “Homeland Mothers,” is her tribute to the responsible, sacrificing Korean mothers who have lived selfless lives and had to overcome tremendous odds to feed their children and send them to school.
Hangeul in the age of AI: survival of the fittest?
Million-selling author Yi In-hwa's latest science fiction thriller, “2061,” published by StoryFriends, is a futuristic piece featuring the nationalistic theme of “Hangeul supremacy.” Humans and highly sophisticated humanoid robots coexist in a society powered by fully developed artificial intelligence (AI) four decades from now. Some humans and robots marry each other and giv...